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Postgraduate Medical Education

The Faculty of Postgraduate Medical Education is committed to providing high standard postgraduate medical education. Its objective is to provide excellence in patient care, clinical research, and medical education.
The Faculty provides a scholarly environment in which both teaching staff and residents can participate in a well-structured postgraduate curriculum, in research activities, and in on-going medical education. The residency-training program promotes interaction among all involved: healthcare providers, patients, and families.
Its medical staff is comprised of qualified and competent individuals who provide inpatient hospital care, and contribute to the instruction of house staff, interns, and residents.

The training program offers residents the opportunity for personal, clinical, and professional growth under the supervision and guidance of the teaching faculty and administration. The program ensures that house staff provides safe, effective, and high quality patient care with increased responsibility at each postgraduate level. The following programs of specialty are available: 

Programs of Postgraduate Medical Education

  • Anesthesiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • General Surgery
  • Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otholaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Anatomical Pathology
    • Cardiology
    • Endocrinology & Metabolism
    • Hematology& Medical Oncology
    • Gastroenterology
    • Pulmonary Diseases & Intensive Care Medicine
    • Nephrology
    Applicants for the fellowship program must have
     completed three years of Internal Medicine

    Based on community needs and the spectrum of national and regional pathology encountered, this program is expected to expand and diversify in the near future.

    For more information on the postgraduate medical education, please download the catalog. ​​​

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